Oklahoma! the musical is ‘mainstream’ defined, or is it? The UK National Tour, a Music & Lyrics and Royal & Derngate Northampton co-production of Oklahoma! at Wales Millennium Centre this July is classified as 'mainstream' theatre. It has mass appeal; it packs houses, and it leaves audiences feelin’ alright. But is it mainstream?…Continue
Posted on July 22, 2015 at 0:00
Is Matthew Bourne a household name? I wasn't sure. It’s difficult to think of many artists who are actual household names, and I have to admit that I didn’t know him or his work until a few years ago, even though he has been in this creative business for almost thirty years, has received an OBE for his work and gained criticism like, ‘Matthew Bourne…Continue
Posted on November 9, 2014 at 5:00
This review aims to reflect the graphic and very cryptic style of the production.
That is what Llais/Voice gave to me, it's how I experienced it, so it seems fitting to give something similar back:- …Continue
Posted on September 1, 2014 at 4:30 — 2 Comments
Peter Shaffer’s Equus opened at the National Theatre in London in 1973 and came to Broadway in 1974. Anthony Hopkins played Martin Dysart; Thomas Hulce played Alan Strang. I was in the audience. It was on at a conventional Broadway space, the Plymouth Theatre on W45St, but unconventionally for the time, there were a few rows of seats on the stage, to bring the audience closer to the action, and there we sat – on a Year 10 school trip. Hopkins and Hulce, in this profoundly…Continue
Posted on June 22, 2014 at 1:00
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Thank you for your interest in auditioning for Cages. The play is about three different women who each have breast cancer. Their monologues weave together into a reflective piece of drama.
I’m in the process of organising audition space for a weekend in mid June.
I’ll let you know the date and send you the script before 1st June.